Procurement Administrator - Parramatta

Procurement Administrator - Parramatta

Job Title: Procurement Administrator - Parramatta
Contract Type: Contract
Location: NSW
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 783607
Contact Name: Barry Foster
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 11:15

Job Description

The Opportunity:
One of Sydney's major government organisations is looking for a meticulous Procurement Administrator to join their warm and friendly team in Parramatta.

Day to Day:
  • Monitor Inventory Stock  - observing whether the appropriate items have arrived and determine what needs to be reordered
  • Negotiate with Suppliers - ability to get the best rates
  • Prepare Purchase Orders - sending order requests to suppliers & following ups
  • Resolve Order Problems - work with closely with suppliers to resolve queries and build strong relationships
  • Administration - preparing and forwarding invoices, updating databases, filing, and organizing documents for accounts. They also provide additional administrative support for team members as needed
Technical Skills:
Proficient in Excel

What you will need:

  • Organization skills – record keeping is a key part of this job, as is monitoring inventory and other administrative duties; strong organization skills help procurement administrators track orders and keep accurate records
  • Time management – procurement administrators need to prioritize tasks to ensure deadlines are met and verify that orders come in when expected
  • Teamwork – procurement administrators work closely with other departments and external suppliers, so they must maintain a professional and helpful demeanor
  • Customer service – procurement administrators work with suppliers to resolve shipping issues and negotiate material costs, so strong customer service skills are advantageous to this aspect of the role
  • Computer knowledge – basic computer skills are important for procurement administrators to update records, respond to emails, and carry out data entry tasks

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